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Treatment of the feline atopic syndrome – a systematic review

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R.S. Mueller, T. Nuttall, C. Prost, B. Schulz and P. Bizikova | Veterinary Dermatology | February 2021
This literature review aimed to summarise and review the evidence on treatments options for the two main manifestations of feline atopic syndrome (FAS): feline atopic skin syndrome (FASS) and asthma...

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Pet owners’ and veterinarians’ perceptions of information exchange and clinical decision-making in companion animal practice

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N. Janke, J.B. Coe, T.M. Bernardo, C.E. Dewey and E.A. Stone | PLoS ONE | February 2021
The aim of this study was to compare the perceptions of pet owners and veterinarians in small animal practice with respect to information exchange and decision-making; and to identify the barriers and challenges faced by the veterinarians...
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Systemic detectability of dexamethasone and prednisolone after eye drop application in horses

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M. Stucki, C.D. Voegel, T.M. Binz, T. Kraemer, A. Lavaud and K. Voelter | Equine Veterinary Journal | January 2021
This prospective study aimed to examine the systemic detectability of dexamethasone and prednisolone in horses following treatment with eye drops...
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2021 AAHA/AAFP Feline Life Stage Guidelines

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J. Quimby, S. Gowland, H.C Carney, T. DePorter, P. Plummer and J. Westropp | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | February 2021
The aim of these guidelines, produced jointly by a task force of experts from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), is to provide a comprehensive age-associated framework for promoting health and longevity throughout a cat’s lifetime...
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Ocular fundus abnormalities in cats affected by systemic hypertension: Prevalence, characterization, and outcome of treatment

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A. Cirla, M. Drigo, V. Andreani and G. Barsotti | Veterinary Ophthalmology | January 2021
The aims of this prospective study were to determine the prevalence of ocular fundus abnormalities in cats with a diagnosis of systematic hypertension (SHP), to categorise the abnormalities using scores from 0-4 and to evaluate the ophthalmoscopic evolution during treatment with amlodipine besylate...
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ACVIM consensus statement on pancreatitis in cats

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M.A. Forman, J.M. Steiner, P.J. Armstrong, M.S. Camus, L. Gaschen, S.L. Hill, C.S. Mansfield and K. Steiger | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | March/April 2021
The stated aim of this consensus statement was to summarise the evidence from the current literature relating to the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of pancreatitis in cats and where evidence is lacking to make clinically relevant recommendations based on the consensus...

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